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Taking Stock: Make Money in Microstock Creating Photos That Sell
by Rob Sylvan
As low-cost, royalty-free microstock agencies like iStockphoto, Shutterstock, and Fotolia continue to attract attention, more photographers are looking at how to make money online selling more for less. In this book, Rob Sylvan shares insider tips on how to shoot, edit, and tag photos so that they sell well.
Paperback, 229 pages
Published August 17th 2010 by Peachpit Press
(first published August 13th 2010)
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Though I have been involved in creating, submitting and selling microstock for almost ten years now, this book still was informative and gave me new insight and ideas regarding the creation and preparation of photos for microstock. I plan to keep it handy for reference in the future. Useful for both newbies and the not-so-newbies! I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in pursuing microstock photography.
I bought this book when I first got into stock photography hoping it would give me some insight to what the stock sites are looking for and how to get my own photos accepted at the top stock sites, seeing how the author of this book works for one. I was disappointed to find out that it didn't help me at all. It mostly talked about Photoshop and Lightroom software, and how to us them. I do not use either, so that information was useless to me. There was only one link in the whole book that I foun ...more